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608 Death Valley Junction Highway 127, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328, United States of America – Show map
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Food & Drink
Restaurant with Dining Menu
WiFi is available in public areas and charges apply.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), Tour Desk, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Souvenir/Gift Shop
Shops (on site), Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Family Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children or adults stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed.
Cribs are not available.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
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It is so quirky. You can't compare it to a run of the mill hotel. It is an experience second to none.
The place is historic. There is a difference between historic and rundown. This place is rundown. We ended up not staying there. It was 40 degrees outside and the room was cold. There was a small electric space heater that kept blowing the fuse and all the lights would go out. It was a fire hazard and we didn't feel safe leaving it on while sleeping. The night manager said there wasn't anything more he could do. He wouldn't refund our money.
The Hotel & Opera House are rich with the history of Death Valley and, especially, the extraordinary legacy of Marta Beckett and Death Valley Junction. The visitor should expect spartan but clean surroundings, a hospitable staff, and a journey through time to twenty-mule team days.
Check the shower before accepting your assigned room. Mine had very low pressure (probably due to the very old plumbing.) On a previous stay, in a different room, the shower was fine.
Amargosa Opera House is a hotel of historic importance and has a charming air about it. It is so different from what you see everywhere else. Beautiful place and a must-see only a little way off the Death Valley. An experience on its own...
Historical value! Very interesting place! Worth a visit!
Food was not available! The drive for meals was long!
My stay was solely to see the Opera House, and learn more about Marta Becket. As a fellow artist, I was truly inspired. The staff was wonderful and full of information. Sorry that I'll never get to see Marta perform.
It was quiet.I'm
Proximity to Death Valley. Uniqueness.
The atmosphere was lovely. Just an old-fashioned outpost in the middle of nowhere, no cell service, no television in the room, extremely quiet. Plus, the building interior is beautiful, with all the old furniture and paintings on the walls (which I guess were done by Marta Becket herself?).
Only thing was that the shower took a long time to heat up. This is a frequent thing in old houses and not unexpected, but if you don't like dealing with old house things like that, maybe this isn't the place for you. I only felt bad about it because the last thing you want to do in this area is waste water.
The staff tried to be helpful. The location.
A shower that plugged up, and when we were moved to another room, a shower that only dribbled water; the overall run- down state of the place; the musty smell. It was NOT value for the money spent.
The room was clean. The tiles in bathroom were repaired and mismatched (difficult to match 1920's tiles. They have a policy of no distractions in the rooms - so no TV & no wifi in room. But wifi in common areas. TV was screening doco of the current owner- very interesting to get the history of the great lady Marta Becket & the Opera House. In its heyday, this place would have been hoppin'. They need patronage to help keet this place going.
The dining room wasn't operational because the person got really sick and the lease was up in a month or so. As yet no one else has taken up the lease.
Kath's warm welcome and opera house tour. The beautiful DVD of the history of Marta's life at Armagosa The history filled atmosphere of the place, contrasting with the sterile splendour of posh hotels in Las Vegas. The location....great jumping off point for early morning trip through Death Valley (after overnight rain!)
Very friendly people and close to Death Valley State Park. 7 miles away is a casino with warm food till late evening. And even everything is very old at the Amargosa Opera House it's a warm, welcome and clean (!) place.
The price for one room is a little too high compare to other hotels/lodges. But at the end it's ok because it's so close to Death Valley ... So if you're looking for a more modern or luxuary place better take another hotel.
Nothing......not to put to fine a point on it, this is an outrageously overpriced hole.
Beds old and uncomfortable, air conditioner barely worked, the place smelled sewer-ish, it is outrageously overpriced.....I've stayed in much nicer places for less than half the cost and I got the "sale" price.the closest place to eat is seven miles away at longstreet hotel and casino......which has a great restaurant and bar and modern rooms for much less.
Everything completely won out
No food or service
This hotel is located just at the entrance of the death valley junction. To be precise right at the start of 190. Budget hotel with right amenities. Had a good sleep. I would have given 10 out of 10 but few things requires some attention
towel contain holes.
everything, the hotel is really appealing...we strongly suggest it!!!
I first saw the Amargosa hotel in a photograph at a Boyd and Evans exhibition in Birmingham 2 years ago and thought then that I MUST stay there on an American road trip. En route from SanFrancisco to NewcYork I booked a night but ended up staying two so captivated was I by the location , the history and the wonderful hotel and staff. Rhonda and Bob. I don't want to give too much away but go there and just sit in the opera house and then watch the DVD about the legend that is Martha Becket. Trust me, if you are in Death Valley STAY THERE! Mike Bainbridge
A unique hotel with a lot of history with the opera house and the paintings. Excellent staff very friendly and good location at a good price if passing via death valley. The room was clean.
The staff were very welcoming and could not have done more. The hotel has a very unique feel. I liked the seats outside the room. It is exceptionally close to the national park
The cafe was closed and so we had to drive for food.
Very nice location near Death Valley National Park. A little jump in the past.
The motel is very old, for this reason some situation could be not appreciated. In the days when we stayed there the bar/restaurant was closed and was not so easy to find where have dinner. No wi-fi due to the hard wind of that days.
paintings on the walls tee shirts from the 50's (probably)
shower plugged by other users far before us A/C very noisy Very old fashioned style, almost falling apart no breakfast, no diner A little smelly
No other way to put it!
Location is perfect Personnel was very friendly
Internet was not that fast